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SHIRP: Welcome to SHIRP

Homepage for the Saskatchewan Health Information Resources Program (SHIRP)

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If an article you want is not in the SHIRP collection, we can get it for you free of charge from another library.

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We are currently experiencing a few unique challenges with interlibrary loan and scan requests as we have recently migrated to a new system. These issues are causing delays with requests being filled and we thank you for your patience and apologize for the inconvenience.  

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New to SHIRP


RxTx is now rebranded as CPS. The Mobile App is now called CPS as well. Your access remains unchanged.

COVID-19 Rapid Evidence Reviews

Created by the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) Knowledge Synthesis Group.

COVID-19 Evidence Reviews Repository

Created by the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) Knowledge Synthesis Group.


Select medSask content is now accessible only through SHIRP.
If you don't yet have a SHIRP account, click here for eligibility details and the registration form.

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Windows 10: Microsoft Edge, or Mozilla Firefox
Mac OS X (10.10 and later): Apple Safari 10+ or Mozilla Firefox

The CPS Mobile app is now available to SHIRP users. 
Get your download code and instructions.


SHIRP is a program of the University Library that licenses a sub-set of the University Library's health sciences e-resources for access by Saskatchewan's licensed health care practitioners, post-secondary institution students and employees, and employees of the Ministry of Health and designated health related organizations. 

Access to SHIRP Resources

Access to SHIRP resources is free for any licensed health care practitioner in Saskatchewan. 

Offsite access to the SHIRP website is available by requesting a SHIRP User account. License or registration number from a licensing body in the province of Saskatchewan is required. Approval is usually granted within 24 hours.

If you have any questions about how to access SHIRP resources please contact

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SHIRP Office
Leslie and Irene Dubé Health Sciences Library, University of Saskatchewan,
104 Clinic Place, Saskatoon, SK S7N 2Z4
(306) 966-1753

Other Libraries

SHIRP resources are also available to employees, students, and health care professionals of the following institutions via their institution’s library: